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Pain, Opiates and Clients, Oh My! Understanding the Crisis (7-CE Credits)

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7 CE Credits

For LMFT’s, LCSW’s, LPCC’s and LEP’s as required by the California Board of Behavioral Science

We all have clients with Chronic Pain and clients affected by the Opioid Crisis. This conference, taught by internationally recognized experts in the field, will give psychotherapists the latest information and treatment options available for their clients.

Who Should Attend? Any medical or mental health professional interested in learning the latest information on these critical issues is welcome to attend.

Educational Goals

1. Apply the complexities of the chronic pain condition to their individual practices.

2. Classify the various presentations of the substance use disorder patient.

3. Construct a treatment approach to patient with chronic pain that incorporates the principles learned.

4. Realize the utility and the dangers of opioids in chronic pain treatment.

Learning Objectives

1. Realize the impact of chronic pain on patients.

2. Explain the relationship between stress and the pain experience.

3. Discuss the process of CBT for insomnia.

4. Contrast the risk factors for suicide for the general population and the patients with chronic pain.

5. Differentiate approaches of managing acute and chronic pain in patients with substance use disorders.

6. Describe the behavioral and social approaches to treat OUD in the context of MAT.

7. Identify the current treatment option, or lack thereof, for chronic pain patients.

Dr. John Peppin, DO, FACP is board certified in Internal Medicine and pain medicine and is a certified EPEC trainer. Elected Fellow of the American College of Physicians; Formerly Medical Director, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals in St. Louis; and Medical Director Shionogi, Inc. Dr. Peppin has been a principle investigator for over 80 clinical trials. He currently is a consultant in the areas of pain, palliative and internal medicine and Clinical Adjunct Faculty for Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has published over 70 articles in the fields of pain management, palliative care, internal medicine and bioethics and edited books and given numerous lectures, papers and posters at conferences nationally and internationally.

Dr. Martin Cheatle, Phd. is Director of Behavioral Medicine at the PENN Pain Medicine Center and Director, Pain and Chemical Dependency Research at the Center for Studies of Addiction, University of Pennsylvania. He is an Associate Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Cheatle specializes in the evaluation and treatment of chronic pain disorders from a biopsychosocial perspective and has been involved in extensive research including a NIH funded 5-year longitudinal study of the development of addiction in patients initiating prescription opioid therapy for chronic pain and as PI of a currently funded NIH/NIDA grant assessing phenotypic and genotypic markers of prescription opioid abuse. His main focus of research is pain management and addiction in vulnerable populations (HIV/AIDS, psychiatric patients) and pain and suicidal ideation and behavior.

Dr. Margaret Compton, RN, PhD, FAAN, is an Associate Professor (with tenure) and van Ameringen Chair of Mental Health Nursing (endowed) at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. Her areas of clinical expertise are neuroscience, opioids, addiction and pain. She has served as an advisory board member for international conferences addressing the topics of substance use disorder, chemical dependency, pain management and the pharmacologic treatment of addictions. Dr. Compton joined the faculty at the UCLA School of Nursing, where she was promoted to tenured professor and served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. She was a Professor and Associate Dean of Research, Evaluation and Graduate Programs at Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Studies. She served as a principal investigator on two NIH supported grants and has had a research program exploring pain and opioid addiction, with a specific focus on opioid-induced hyperalgesia in chronic pain and opioid-dependent individuals.

Cost: $120 for those receiving CE credits, $100 for non- CE attendees. After September 1st, $140 for CE credits and $120 for regular attendees.

Refund/cancellation policy: requests must be submitted in writing to counselingcenter@hopecenter.cc no later than 7 weeks prior to the event. A $25 administration fee will be applied. The refund will be mailed out within 30 days of the request. Requests made less than 2 weeks prior to the event will not be processed.

Accommodations To request accommodations for special needs, please email the Program Administrator at counseliingcenter@hopecenter.cc

Grievances: We make every effort to treat all attendees fairly. We realize unforeseen issues may arise. If they do, please notify staff immediately. To obtain the grievance policy or report a grievance, please email

counselingcenter@hopecenter.cc or call 925-689-2382.

Certificates: Course Completion certificates will be awarded at the end of the course in exchange for a completed evaluation form.

Hope Counseling Services, Shelley Galvan LMFT, Director, provider number 142861 is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFT’s, LCSW’s, LPCC’s and LEP’s. Shelley Galvan maintains responsibility for the program and all it contains.

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